Waste Management Workers Strike Against Unfair Practices by the Employer

Local 6 members at Waste Management had to resort to strike action against a vicious employer.  Waste Management used illegal intimidation and has refused to bargain in good faith. The five hour strike was successful in preventing operations at Waste Management for the day. “America won’t work if big companies like Waste Management can break … Continue reading

ILWU Waste Workers Organize to Win Better Contracts

When we take our garbage and recycling to the curb, most of us give little thought to what happens next. Two hundred ILWU members in the Bay Area waste industry are mobilizing to change that by making the public more aware – and their employer more accountable for the wages, benefits and working conditions of … Continue reading